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Feb 10, 2013 10:00am EST
year, actually achieves more healthcare savings, or medicare savings, then the ryan republican budget, but the president does it in a different way, as did the house democratic alternative budget. our approach to health issues has been to improve the coordination of care, to try to from fee-for-service, where no one has an incentive to contain costs, to one where we focus on reimbursing providers based on the value of care, not the volume. we would ask pharmaceutical companies to pay higher rebates, the kind they were paying in early-2000's. yes, we need to achieve savings in medicare, but, it is a different philosophy. we do not want to simply transfer the rising healthcare costs onto onto the back of seniors, which is what the ryan voucher plan would do. they would not reduce overall healthcare spending spending, which is 18% of gdp. they would transfer those rising healthcare costs on to seniors, and i should emphasize the latest rational budget office reports show the per capita increase in medicare is quite low historically speaking and the growth has been slower in the medicare
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Feb 10, 2013 12:00am PST
and doctor keep your doctor. 7 million americans are losing their healthcare under obama care. >> ladies and gentlemen, governor mike huckabee. [ applause ] >> thank you, thank you very much. why have a great crowd here . i am amazed so many of them were able to get to tothrough the ice and snow and blizzard of 200013 to be here. i think they are just glad to be in doors. some of them didn't know thape were coming and they showed up it was a warm place and here they are. welcome to huckabee. this past thursday night i had the pleasure of speaking on the campus was syracuse university to members of the faculty and student body on the future of conservatism. it was sponsorped with the republicans on campus who are in the minority in syracuse. futuruv conservatism is better in the hands of the students that i met than the adults who think they are in charge. i had dinner with 10 of the students before the spheech and i absolutely loved hearing those students explain what made them believe in a free market economy and sanctity of human life and limited government and strong national they did
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Feb 11, 2013 2:00am PST
? >> since working 30 hours a week is considered full-time under the new healthcare law more employees are getting 29 hours this way the employers save money by not having to legally provide them with health insurance. the state of trvirginia is abou to limit them to 24-hours. public institutions like youngstown are doing the same. more consequences of the healthcare law of obama care. >> a more positive note you may be able to have itunes on a watch now? >> yes. channeling inspector gadget and dick tracy. smart watches i watches whatever you want to call them. new yo times and wall street are saying they are tinkering a wearable computer the company corning which makes the glass in the iphone has said it created bendable glass. we know it can be done but will it be done by apple and if so, when. there are several reports apple has discussed the idea of a smart watch with some of the manufacturing partners. now we have smart glasses, smart watches, smart cars we are just waiting for them to come out. >> that will be interesting. sounds like it would be clunky. >> i am always searching
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Feb 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
is not alone. there are knock of prominent democrats, we don't have a spending problem, we have a healthcare problem, and get everything under control. so you can be in denial a long time before you're starting to say it's more than a river in egypt. >> it's true but at it ultimately an arrogance saying we're the united states of america. we're never going to default, and it becomes ingrained the fabric of our country, so the people start accepting we're just going to keep spending-keep the government services going, the support programs going, and somebody else down the line can figure out how to pay for it. that's not how the imf or world bank ceases us, now how our foreign creditors see us and we have to have the collective consciousness and not ignorance that we have to do something about this problem, and keep pretending it doesn't exist does not serve anybody. >> now to a democrat who has had enough and urges the president to use caution and not lightly dismiss what is happening. senator, do you think we have a spending problem? >> i think we have not only a spending problem, we have a
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Feb 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
years in the navy, not 20 years to earn a pension and he is thrown out of the healthcare system because his 180 days ran out. some people can cash in on the kill. "zero dark thirty" for example. >> 100%. >> we will never find him. ♪ ♪ >> he is one of them. >> eric: that film is grossing $100 million. is it fair that the guy with deployments and 30 plus kills including bin laden is struggling to put football and healthcare for his wife and -- food and healthcare on the table for his wife and kids? should this be how we treat heroes? you're shaking your head. crazy. >> andrea: c'mon. if zero dark 30 wins, this is the best solution. bigelow should have him accept the award in disguise and let him be the guy with the accolades. give him a cut of the money. the problem with this, he has had one of the greatest achievements of all time, but he can't tell anyone about it. so others can. i could go to the restaurant and say i'm the guy that killed bin laden and get free dessert. that is what is going to happen in 30 years. >> eric: this is 27 pages and it's fascinating read. here it is. $25
Feb 5, 2013 1:00am EST
the healthcare agenda agenda. on "washington journal quote quote -- "washington journal". >> several live event today. a hearing on immigration policy and how laws have been enforced. that is on c-span3@10:15 a.m. eastern. at 1:00 p.m., eric cantor of virginia will meet with the american enterprise institute about how congress can better serve its and to to its -- its constituents. >> julia loved her time in the white house. she said in her memoir, it was like a bright and beautiful dream. white, the most wonderful time of my life. i think that gives you some idea of how much she enjoyed being first lady and how she felt that her husband had finally achieved the recognition he deserved. >> historian edith mayo about the wife of ulysses s. grant. first ladies, influence and image. their public and private lives, interests, and influence on the president. season one begins president's bay february 18,@9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, radio, and >> now, house and human services secretary kathleen sibelius on implementing a new healthcare law. after her remarks, a discussion of
Feb 9, 2013 8:00pm EST
. there was a kind and finance reform, universal healthcare -- there was a campaign-finance reform, universal healthcare, he wanted no tax cuts until the debt was paid down. mr. mayor, it is not just new york that owes him a lot. he had a lot of other interesting things. he still wanted to give young people a second chance. he used to say he was a liberal, but he was sayinne. i do not think i ever debated, discussed anybody in this line of work who had a better feel for the impact of what people in government did on the real-life people. he could imagine what life was like. one of his great second chance ideas was that there ought to be a universal scouting program for america for really young people. i have been out of montana and meeting with people. if every kid in america was in this, we would not have half the problems we got. ed said, no it wouldn't. we would have our less than this. we should let all of these kids have nothing else to do and disaffiliated and reconnected to the mainstream of life by giving them something positive to be a part of. mayor koch wrote 10 nonfiction books, f
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Feb 4, 2013 10:00am PST
says if you don't like it it, sue me and we do every day whether it's on healthcare, gun control, on immigration, this is his policy when a president doesn't respect the bounds of his authority, then he acts out in disregards of it. >> and sally, i talked to a number of folks who are urging the president to it act without congress they say there is a lot of foot dragging and there are a number of things he can do. brad mentioned many of them, whether directing federal agencies rules and regulations which that upsets a lot of folks out there. they feel they don't truly have a save. lawmakers aren't voting on anything. how willing do you think he will to be use those particular powers to get something done on climate change? >> i think he doesn't have a choice. i mean, let's be clear. cap and trade was a conservative idea that actually a lot of democrats and liberals hated and now of course the republican party has abandoned as they move farther to the right. we have to step back and realize the reality here is we wouldn't have seat belts in cars or air bags in cars. we would still
Feb 4, 2013 12:00pm PST
in the doctor's offices? new robots taking their place. and why some say it might mean better healthcare, coming your way. >>> and a reminder, if you have a consumer problem or question, give us a call. we have volunteers standing by right now. with cancer, get it again as adults.. scientis d >>> in today's healthwatch, doctors could soon know why kids with cancer get it again as adults. scientists at nyu discovered a specific genetic mutation that they say is linked to drug resistance and relapse of childhood leukemia. this discovery may help them identify which patients are more likely to suffer a relapse. >>> and a new study suggests, not all dairy products are equal at bone strength. a study found more than 2,000 people with milk and yo gurt are -- yogurt are associated with better density in the hip but not the spine. >>> with more and more patients in need of specialized care, doctors are turning to technology now to help them be in more than one place at one time. cbs news correspondent bigad shaban is in l.a., to what some are calling the best
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm PST
have a new contract that gives them a raise and lowers the amount they pay for healthcare. it covers 17 captains, lieutenants and sergeants after a pay freeze in 2010 the officers will receive a total of 8% in raises over the next 20 months. their cost for healthcare will drop from 10% to 9%. >>> san jose state university's journalism department has received an 8.7 million dollar gift. it comes from the estate of jack and emma anderson, whose company presented the school's newspaper in the 1950s and 60s. it is the 6th largest gift in the school's history. jack anderson died in 1989, emma anderson died last march. they designated a similar gift to santa clara university. >>> the annual celebrity pro-am golf tournament is underway there and once against there are big names in the world of sports and entertainment taking part. fred english joins us live now from pebble beach. are you seeing big names out there? >> reporter: we are right at the very first hole of pebble beach here. you can see where the professionals tee off here. we have been dodging sprinkles but right now it is pleasant.
Feb 3, 2013 10:30pm PST
's healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremember and
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >> researchers say healthcare providers should start preparing for the increase and baby berms should take precautions to slow the development of alzheimer's disease. >>> all right. a look at the weather in the inner harbor. it is clear. it is 41 degrees milder than the weather we've seen. they had a few gusts of 20. winds are at the west at 13 miles an hour. show you some weather in motion. the chop on the s but a clear sky just about all day in anne arundel county. again, the winds have been generally north and westward, a little chilly but with the numbers floating in the low to mid-40s, not so bad. not so bad for early february standards. all right. across the area now, weather is fairly clear, had a few snow showers in pennsylvania earlier today. none of that for us. things begin to change starting tomorrow. clouds begin to roll in late in the day. that's the sort of leading edge of some moisture that will be coming in big time. coastal system ends up being a snowstorm from new england. we project it to stay offshore. it would primarily mean heavy rains for del mar varks the eastern h
Feb 10, 2013 6:30am EST
on education. that's his theme. would you not agree? >> education is terrific. healthcare, education. he checked off a lot of democratic priorities. >> if you close your eyes -- >> let pat in. >> he has an excellent point. republican party is getting to be a green eye shade party. budget deficits, debt, the tax collector for the welfare state. it should have a whole panoply of issues. that part i agree with eric cantor on. >> i was in the front row listening to that speech. if i closed my eyes and didn't know who was standing behind that podium i would have thought it was barack obama. he came out for all sorts of progressive things. but he doesn't attach any legislation to the. he is just trying to change the surges and he has the slogan, making life work for more people. but, you know, he's a politician. he's supposed to be making government work. he acts like a life coach. >> eleanor, if it had been barack obama, you would have supported everything he said. >> i supported a lot of what he said, but it is not going to go anywhere in his party, i don't think. >> we'll be right back with
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Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
programs. >> my healthcare proposals achieve the same savings by the beginning of the next decade as reforms that had been proposed by the bipartisan bowls simpson commission. >> republicans were not amused he added his event around the same time eric cantor delivered a speech. gop leaders were clear they want specific cuts and no new tax cuts. >> there's no greater moral imperative than to reduce the debt. >> white house officials have been specific, including about $350 billion in medicare cuts. when asked why the president did not meet the it will for unveiling his new budget for the third straight year, spokesman jay carney blamed republicans saying fiscal cliff talks delayed it. >> part of what the president talked about just in recent days is that we need to get beyond this situation where we're governing, especially with regards to our fiscal and economic matters in a state of constant crisis. >> a group of literal house democrats came out today and said they want not just new taxes but new spending as part of this deal. a side both parties are far apart with a deadline loo
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Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
into the future, aging population, rising healthcare, expansion of subsidies, growing interest on debt which, by the way, shoots to 857 billion-dollar by 20123. the deficit goes back up even though we saw it go slightly down. they're calling this the sandwich generation, the people in the middle getting squeezed by taking care of their older parents that can't retire early and taking care of kids. youth unemployment at 11.5. >> more of the middle class becoming the working poor at this point. and the problem is, you can't ask the guy a question. he makes an announcement. you can't ask him a question to get meaningful discussion to hear the other side. when you have the chance, and he was able to have control to put something through, what did he do? we're still hearing blame it on bush. that's old. >> also tax hikes. we'll have the highest spending and highest government spending and highest tax rates. i'm not sure who is can connecte dots to create jobs. >> can i say something? the new normal is the old miserable. the carter era with bandwidth. does he care about the fracturing. the harder
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Feb 4, 2013 2:00am PST
stop waste in govment, can we conform healthcare programs in particular. we spend a lot more on healthcare than every other country does and we don't get better outcome. there are things we can do to reduce healthcare costs. >> and can we post loophole deductions lawyers take advantage of so they paoloer rates than bus driver or cop? if you combine those together you cannot only reduce the deficit but continue to invest in things like education and research and development that are going to help us grow. >> just a few hours from now president obama will continue his push for gun control. the heated topic on sunday talk shows. kelly wright is life in washington can more. >> president obama will travel to minneapolis the city that is making steps to curb gun violence. he will talk about the issue that can be taken on the federal level to reduce gun violence. it shows deep de visions over what toe do about curbing the violence. a former navy man watched his wife traumatic giffords watch his wife give testimony before. she was one of several people shot by deranged gunman. he tel
Feb 9, 2013 11:30am PST
for a healthcare company. she entered local politics serving on the city council in east moline, illinois. that led her to run for congress. >> it's maybe a lofty goal but, and i hope it's not idealistic and i hope we can make this happen but it's really just making sure we represent the district in a very honorable and honest fashion, make sure that we look at government as a way to hel i don't see govnment, i don'see congress as the enemy. i see government as a tool to be able to help people and that's a driver for me. >> sheilas balanced her job and family for many years. but it wasn't until her sons were grown that she chose to make the leap to federal office. >> my kids now are grown, my youngest son is 22 years old, i have three sons, i now have two grandkids. and when my kids were young i don't think i would have been in a position where i would have been able to run for congress. >> bustos says she could only be successful in her career because she and her husband have been a team >> i am lucky theave spouse that does all of our cooking. it's not my talent it hatches to be his. we very much
Feb 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
will have the right schools? which healthcare plan can you afford so you can see your doctor? will your children actually make it through all those nights of homework and graduate from school and if so, get into a college? and then are you going to be able to afford it? what about a career? is that going to be available to them? these are all real life concerns. this is what keeps parents awake at night. fearful that life is not going to work out the way they hoped. during the last several years, with the stagnant economy, too many mothers and fathers have had to come home, walk into the kitchen, and tell their family they didn't have a job anymore. now, how is a family like that supposed to save for a rainy day when it just got tough to even make it through the next month. these are the families that should be our focus. they're desperate to have the nightmare over. and the best way to ensure their hope for the future is restored, is by making reality -- making opportunity a reality for them. and it's going to come if we provide a path forward, give them the tools to take advantage of
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
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Feb 4, 2013 7:00am EST
. in our next hour, she loved art and orchids. >> whether you have insurance or not, healthcare costs can be a big drain on your wallet. >> you can cut the cost of your doctor's appointments in half. we'll show you how at 8:15. >> the united negro college fund moves headquarters to the district. it's 7:57. we'll be right back . some folks didn't think that our coffee was their flavor, it wasn't their cup. if you don't like that dark roast, we've created a coffee for you. blonde is a beautiful, light roasted coffee. kind of mellow, sweet, a little citrusy. for me, personally, i love connecting with people, so blonde roast just gives me a whole nother reason to connect with more customers. ♪ to connect with more customers. (woman) 3 days of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit to regi
Feb 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
that they're attacking healthcare. that means they're not attacking muslims. keep attacking healthcare. >> john: that brings us our to tonight's f-bomb. do you remember back in 2012 when affordable care act mandated that employer would have to cover birth control. and that when sandra fluke testified before congress about thou contraception was a legitimate health issue for women and rush limbaugh called her a. some collect officials flipped out by saying that forcing some institutions to offer contraception to women was a violation of their beliefs. many are so offended that obama disrespected the teachings of the pope they forgot that they disobeyed the pope on the iraq war, the death penalty and nations providing healthcare to poof people who can't afford it. never mind that obama won the catholic vote or that last may's gallup poll reported 82% of catholics have no moral problem with birth control. rush limbaugh came in against contraception and they pulled out. however, they gave birth control one year delay. they employed joe biden as an interimmediatary and this friday kathleen
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Feb 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
tried to pivot back from healthcare. >> the president spent most of the first term avoiding the issues americans cared about most. >> what i am suggesting is he not do the same thing this time around. >> white house officials note the overall thrust of the inaugust ral address was about helping the middle class -- inaugural address was helping the middle class. and jobs is priority number one. >> there is no pivot here. the president's principal reoccupation since he ran for the office in 2007 has been, you know, what we need to do to make our economy work for the middle class. >> and yet the public appears to believe the efforts have fallen short. with a quinnipiac poll finding last week 53% of the public believes the nation is till in recession. another challenge for the president aides are signaling he will be more combative toward republicans tuesday night and will say little about cutting the size of government. though the latest fox news poll found when asked what issues they are extremely concerned about, number one was government spending. ahead of healthcare and the economy. d
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Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
reducing our deficit can we have smart spending cuts, can we reform our healthcare programs in particular. we spend a lot more on healthcare than every other country does and we don't get better outcomes. can we close loopholes and deductions that folks who are well connected and have a lot of accountants and lawyers can take advantage of so they end up paying lower rates than bus driver or cop. >> president obama in his super bowl interview saying he wants more money from wealthy americans to help the government. i have juan williams columnist with the hill and charles krauthammer. the president says, charles, elimination of waste in washington and lower revenues. >> it's quite a concession. he says there's still some waste in government. they spend 3.6 trillion a year. i like the way he talks about cutting expenditures on medical expenses which is one of the great sources of our deficit. the fact is that 2300 pages of obama care there is nothing about what is probably the single greatest cause of inflation in medical costs in the u.s. the reason it is higher in this country the deep tor
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Feb 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
we have smart spending cuts, can we reform our healthcare programs in particular. we spend a lot more on healthcare than every other country does and we don't get better outcomes. can we close loopholes and deductions that folks who are well connected and have a lot of accountants and lawyers can take advantage of so they end up paying lower rates than bus driver or cop. >> president obama in his super bowl interview saying he wants more money from wealthy americans to help the government. i have juan williams columnist with the hill and charles krauthammer. the president says, charles, elimination of waste in washington and lower revenues. >> it's quite a concession. he says there's still some waste in government. they spend 3.6 trillion a year. i like the way he talks about cutting expenditures on medical expenses which is one of the great sources of our deficit. the fact is that 2300 pages of obama care there is nothing about what is probably the single greatest cause of inflation in medical costs in the u.s. the reason it is higher in this country the deep tort reform. we have an
Feb 9, 2013 3:05pm EST
health-care costs, an and the expansion of eligibility for health insurance will push up spending on social security and major health-care programs. in addition, the return of interest rates to more normal levels will push up interest payments to the largest share of gdp in five decades. during the past 40 years, federal spending has averaged 21% of gdp. our projection for 2023, it is about 23% of gdp. what would that look like under those circumstances? we expect that again under current law federal debt held by the public will reach -- by the end of this fiscal year, the largest percentage since 1950. it will then remain above 73% throughout the decade, far higher than the average we have seen in the past. remember, as recently as 2007, it was only 36% of gdp. but 2023, with a budget -- would be 77% of gdp rising. rough stability as a share of gdp over the next 10 years, it has had a sharp upward surge over the past years. this will remain a significant concern for several reasons. first, the crushing out of investment will be great. lawmakers will have less flexibility than the
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